The South Eastern University of Sri Lanka (SEUSL) was first established as the South Eastern University College of Sri Lanka and commenced to function from 27th July 1995. It was then upgraded to the status of a fully-fledged university, SEUSL, from 15th May 1996. There are six faculties in SEUSL. The Faculties of Arts and Culture, Management and Commerce, Islamic Studies and Arabic, Engineering and Technology are located in the main campus at Oluvil while the Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS) established in 1997, is located at Sammanthurai.
"An internationally renowned center in South Asia for higher learning and innovations in sciences, technologies and humanities".
"To provide expanded opportunities for higher learning of international standards through generation and dissemination of knowledge and innovations focused on regional and national needs, social harmony and stakeholders’ empowerment and satisfaction".
ABOUT THE FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCES
The FAS consists of three departments, namely Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences and Mathematical Sciences and offers undergraduate programs in Biological Sciences and Physical Sciences. Three year General degrees and four year Special degrees in Applied Biology, Applied Statistics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics are offered. In addition, a four year degree in Applied Sciences is also obtainable.
Our main objectives are to:
- Be Innovative in Undergraduate Teaching and Learning
- Strengthen Research and Graduate Programmes
- Enhance the employability of graduates through developing English language, IT skills, soft skills and promoting ethnic cohesion
- Be a centre of excellence in the region for community and resource development
- Capitalize on Globalization of Education.
These objectives are integrated with the outcomes of the SEUSL Corporate Plan. The faculty plans to introduce a number of new initiatives to achieve the above objectives. The proposed new initiatives include: comprehensive curriculum revisions in all subjects; creating opportunities for enhancement of professional skills of students; efforts to increase research activities; increasing graduate enrolment and strengthening relationships with industries, local and foreign universities.
"To be a world renowned knowledge hub in sciences."
"To produce competitive, creative and skilled human resources through quality undergraduate and graduate science programmes, generate knowledge through research and impact development through outreach programmes in keeping with local and global timely needs".